- East Asian (culture)
- Undead (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
- Vampires (common type)
A Chinese Vampire in the form of a soul. It is believed that every person has two souls; one which is rational and superior and one which is irrational and inferior. Before birth the foetus is possessed by the irrational soul which is overcome by the rational one at birth. A Chiang-Shih is a person who has been repossessed by their irrational soul and causes them to eat the living. The Chiang-Shih is known to often possess the souls of children.
Chiang-Shih has been viewed 1190 times.
Previous: Chin Chia
Know something about Chiang-Shih?
© Copyright 2013 Mythical Creatures List Chiang-Shih
Background Illustrations (Left top-bottom, right top-bottom): Medusa by Gonzalo Ordonez, Loch Ness Monster by dyb,
Basilisk by JustMick, Shuck by Serphire, Ts Um A Kas - Illustration of a rock painting (from Dover publications).